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Readers, authors, and cover enthusiasts have spoken. The winners in Cover Café's 2006 Cover Contest are:

Winner in Alternate Reality Winner Romantic Suspense
The Dream Thief The Widow
Winner Two-Image Cover Winner in Historical
Close Enough To Kill A Promise for Ellie
Winner in Contemporary Winner in Series
Lucy Gets Her Life Back The English Wife
Leaving L.A.

2006 Cover Ballot Committee:

  • Lisa Baca
  • Blythe Barnhill
  • Marlene Breakfield
  • Marian Clough
  • Linnae Crady
  • Leanne Davis
  • Ann Garland
  • Mary Alice Gibbons
  • Jenny Gustafsson
  • Lauren Harrison
  • Christiane Johnson
  • Mary Ann Johnson
  • Elaine Lee
  • Tobi Liedes-Bell
  • Jeanette van de Lindt
  • Mary Lynne Nielsen
  • Jackie Priadka
  • John Rothermel
  • Sharon Shearouse
  • Jo-Ann Walmsley
  • Karen Wheless

    This year's contest recieved a high volume of visitors and votes. We want to thank all of you so much for participating and voting in the contest!

    Thanks to Laurie at AAR for linking to the contest on your site!

    Thanks to the coverballot committee for your hard work throughout the year, and to all the readers and authors who nominated covers and voted in the contest. I'd also like to thank Karen, Jeanette, and my co-chair Jo-Ann for counting votes, preparing commentary on results pages, and making logos. I couldn't have done it without you!

    We are already starting to work on next year’s contest, so please keep those nominations coming!

    The award image below is sent to the authors of the winning covers in all categories except for Worst. However, the award is available upon request to the winner of the Worst category since some authors also feel that's a unique honor!

    Winner in the 2006 Cover Café Contest!

    Jenny Gustafsson
    Cover Ballot Co-chair
    June 11, 2007


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